Blog

Power Automate for beginners: Templates & send a Teams notification when a new Form response is submitted

If you have just discovered Power Automate, knowing where to start can be difficult. Power Automate is a no-code tool from Microsoft that allows you to work smarter by automating your repetitive tasks. You likely already have Power Automate included in your work Office license. Just head over to http://www.flow.microsoft.com and sign in with your … Continue reading Power Automate for beginners: Templates & send a Teams notification when a new Form response is submitted

Using “Apply to each” control to perform mail merge with Power Automate

Apply to each control in Power Automate is used to perform a series of actions for each row/entry you have in a list. That means it can be used to perform mail merge. In this example, I'll show you how you can send an email to a list of people, who have their details are … Continue reading Using “Apply to each” control to perform mail merge with Power Automate

Power Automate tip: Configure how errors are handled in your flows

There's nothing more disappointing when your flow run fails in Power Automate 💔A lot of people don't know, but you can configure actions to run depending on the success or failure of a previous step. This allows you to set up a back-up plan, which is especially important for those business-critical flows. Configure run after … Continue reading Power Automate tip: Configure how errors are handled in your flows

PVA Tip: Reduce customer/user wait time while a flow runs

PVA Tip:Move Return value(s) to Power Virtual Agents flow action earlier in the process to give control back to the chatbot faster and reduce customer wait time. You can use Call an action in Power Virtual Agents to let your chatbot run a process with Power Automate flows. Your flows can be as complex or … Continue reading PVA Tip: Reduce customer/user wait time while a flow runs

The 3 ways to start building a Power App and when to use each

With Power Apps canvas apps, you can build your own app without code, using drag and drop functionality. When you are getting started, you have 3 options on how to create your app: Start from blankStart from dataStart from template Here are my tips on when to pick each option. Start from data I'll begin … Continue reading The 3 ways to start building a Power App and when to use each

Power Virtual Agents in a Day: Further resources and next steps

Power Virtual Agents in a Day (PVAIAD) from Microsoft takes you through a day of hands-on learning to build your own no-code chatbot. I've compiled a list of further resources here that I like to share at the end of the PVA in a Day sessions I run. Power Apps Developer Plan Signing up for … Continue reading Power Virtual Agents in a Day: Further resources and next steps